Calcot is a warm and welcoming 14th century country house in the Cotswolds. A cosy, family friendly, spa hotel. They have 35 bedrooms, two restaurants, a large indoor pool, a spa and an exceptional outdoor hot tub with open wood fire.
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"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde
"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it." William Makepeace Thackery
"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way" Martin Luther King Jr.
"I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." Abraham Lincoln
"We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life." Steve Jobs
McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars, has recorded another record year of growth, selling a total of 3,340 cars in 2017.
At the end of our luxury tour in the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider we stopped off for lunch at the brand spanking new Ivy Brasserie in Cobham. We’ve been going to the Ivy in London for 30 years and were wondering how they would adapt to this Surrey village.
The new Jeep Compass, a smaller and smarter SUV has been officially launched in the UK. Our first impressions were good and it packs a lot of punch for the price, starting at £23K, which is pretty competitive.
At first sight the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider looks like a childhood sports car dream come true, for under £60,000. So is it?
In a panic about your Christmas shopping? Feeling uninspired? Read on for some of my favourite picks for the festive season:
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Quarterre is the luxury design studio that many people have never heard of and yet you will have seen their work everywhere. Have you ever wondered exactly who is behind the design of some of the most exclusive luxury cars in the world, or the style of the latest and greatest luxury yachts?
Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
It’s either a huge oversight, or a stroke of genius to release an independent British film on the same day as Star Wars, and having worked with the effervescent Gary Sinyor last month, and styled him for the London Premiere of his new film, I am convinced it must be the latter.
Be the reason someone smiles today. Compliment a stranger, hug a loved one or commit to doing at least one random act of kindness each day. As we gear up for the season of giving, remember that sometimes it takes only one act of kindness to change another person’s life.
IX Magazine present more luxury fashion with even more glitz and sequins at the Devonshire Club in the City of London.
Zavinta looks strong, fascinating and beautiful in all of these shots and a big thank you again to all the team whose talent was much appreciated on the day.
We all know that behind every successful man there is a woman and Anno is no exception to the rule. Their secret weapon is two very special, beautiful, copper German ‘girls’, called “Faith” and her larger sister “Patience”. Together these two ladies have worked tirelessly to assist their menfol
International Excellence Luxury Magazine photographed the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider at The Devonshire Club in London. This little beauty in yellow drew many admiring glances during the shoot, and was a delight to drive through London even during rush hour.
When I was at Simmons & Simmons a partner in the corporate department, Richard, collared me in the corridor, ‘I don’t know what you do exactly, but could you meet two brothers; clients of mine, who are about to sell their company for hundreds of millions of pounds… they would like someone to
Being a die-hard shopper with a sharp eye and super-stamina means that when I'm asked what I would like for Christmas, I can very easily provide a list I have been refining almost all year as I am always discovering amazing and lovely new things.
It is strange to compare a couple of points with two very different areas; Norfolk and France’s Alsace. Neither is really on the way to anywhere so it is peaceful and most roads are uncrowded, but both have a few touristic centres which have rather too many people visiting in the high season. I
What a buzz to attend the London premiere of the new psychological thriller ‘The Unseen’ last week, let alone style two of the films stars and the director!
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Loch Lomond Whisky is a Highland single malt distillery in Alexandria, Scotland. The master blender is Michael Henry, who created the selection of single malt, single grain and blended whiskies under the guidance of renowned master blender John Peterson.
Flaine is the Vivian Westwood of ski resorts; so it was away with the expected Alpine style which has become so hackneyed across the Alps that it can be suffocating. Flaine’s style is certainly challenging; conceived in the 1960s, in the era of ‘Brutalist’ architecture which has been so derided
I’m always torn on holiday. Half of me wants to pack the kitchen sink, get glammed up to the nines and hit the town, the other half of me wants to kick back, wear my scruffiest, most comfortable clothes, let my hair go au naturel and not bother with a scrap of make up.
As a multi-disciplinary design studio working within this field, we are discovering that more of our attention is focused on this issue.
As Albert Einstein once said: “The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!”.
The most elegant of convertible Aston Martins begins a new chapter with the introduction of the eagerly-awaited DB11 Volante.